Direct Access to DXA Scanning to Help Target Treatment in Adults at Potential Risk of Osteoporotic Fracture

Request for a referral for direct access to DXA scanning to help target treatment in adults at potential risk of osteoporotic fracture.

Related keywords
Fracture, FRAX, fragility, osteoporotic and DXA
Who can apply
General Practitioner, Consultant
Referral routes
Criteria Based Access

DXA scans are used to check the density of the bones.

(also known as or related to – FRAX, fracture, fragility, osteoporotic and DXA)

pdf File
Filename: DIRECT-ACCESS-DXA-SCANNING.PDF
File type: PDF
File size: 980 KB
Description: This is a Criteria Based Access policy.  If the patient demonstrably meets the specific criteria for treatment, the patient can be referred directly via the appropriate Referral Service with a standard referral letter.